The coaching pathway is structured to develop aspiring coaches through three certificates:Search Courses
This course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a Swim England Swimming Coach.
Builds on the Swim England Assistant Swimming Coach certificate, developing your knowledge and skills ahead of becoming an independent swimming coach.
Develops the skills to plan, deliver and evaluate long-term competitive coaching programmes.
If you already possess the skills and knowledge needed to gain a Swim England coaching certificate, RPL could be the route for you. To qualify through RPL you match your knowledge and experience against the course specification.
A new free online resource aims to ensure everyone involved in aquatic clubs across the country has an awareness of child safeguarding. Swim England has launched the Child Safeguarding Online Basic Awareness course in conjunction with the Institute of Swimming as part of its ongoing commitment to create a safe environment for youngsters. It gives athletes, parents, volunteers, committee members and technical officials an opportunity to
The Institute of Swimming has developed a new suite of four interactive online courses, enabling you to deliver practical sessions that focus on the development of a good technique across all four strokes, from non-swimmers to improvers. The Introduction to Teaching Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly online courses have also been brought together as a bundle and free for Institute of Swimming Members. All members will be
Swim England’s new CPD provides an insight into safeguarding issues, how to deal with those concerns and how to access support and advice. Launched on 6 April, the course has been developed in collaboration between the National Governing Body’s Child Safeguarding, Qualifications and Educator Training teams. Importantly at this time, the Institute of Swimming is delivering the CPD as an online webinar, led by tutors, allowing
The wellbeing of our swimming community is our priority and over the coming weeks, we want to provide free opportunities for you to focus on your self-development. New free online learning Our Introduction to Front Crawl and Backstroke and Introduction to Breaststroke and Butterfly online learning is now free till the end of May. These courses are usually £25 each and take you through the basics of the four strokes. They are perfect for
As the way we absorbed and interact with information changes, so do our learning needs. Many of us are looking for relevant, mobile, self-paced, and personalised training. To make sure we are providing that most relevant form of learning for our customers, we are evolving our online learning platform. Our new e-learning system will be rolled out across our online and blended learning courses with our Blended Learning SEQ Level 1 Swimming
After successful junior careers in synchronised swimming, Gemma Hollas and Chloe Heaton began their coaching journey with the Institute of Swimming as they look to give back to the sport. The Halifax Synchronised Swimming Club pair sat down for a Q&A to document their road to coaching. When did you learn to swim? Gemma: I didn’t start swimming lessons straight away as I was four years old when I first got into a pool. My mother had